Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Ro Khanna introduced a bill to reform the Espionage Act, the archaic piece of legislation used to prosecute Julian Assange and other whistleblowers.
There is an unquestionable contradiction between Snowden’s opposition to Assange’s arrest and the rhetorical games he plays with Assange’s character in his memoir, Permanent Record.
While we all live under extensive surveillance, for government employees and contractors — especially those with a security clearance — privacy is virtually nonexistent.
Suzie Dawson’s epic meticulous historical analysis on the (character) assassination of Assange, originally published May 2018 at ContraSpin.
The closing of The Intercept’s Snowden archive will likely mean the end of any future publications, unless Glenn Greenwald’s rather absurd promise of finding “the right partner … that has the funds to robustly publish” is fulfilled.
Over a third of Senate Democrats joined 41 Republicans and one Independent, Sen. Angus King (I-ME), on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, providing the critical missing votes needed to quash any further Read More…